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Jury: Conscience of the Community

, New York Law Journal

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Sherri Sonin and Robert J. Genis write: When a trial attorney in New York gives a summation, can that attorney tell the jury that it is the conscience of the community? Does a lawyer making such a comment to the jury when summing up jeopardize a favorable verdict? The answer to these questions is a definite "maybe," and depends on numerous factors.

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